Yanhuang Chunqiu



Veteran Journalist Xiao Shu Detained in Beijing

The South China Morning Post reports that writer and veteran journalist Chen Min (pen name Xiao Shu) was detained on Friday amid a campaign for the release of detained lawyer and fellow New Citizens’ Movement activist Xu...

Chang Ping on Media Censorship and Its Future

At ChinaFile, Ouyang Bin talks to former Southern Weekly editor Chang Ping about the New Year censorship stand-off at the newspaper, China’s changing media climate, and prospects for reform under Xi Jinping. Why does it...

Website of Pro-Reform Magazine Shut Down

The South China Morning Post reports that the website of Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine, a liberal publication that published a pro-reform New Year greeting, was shut down on Friday morning: The magazine’s official account on Sina...

China Magazine Praises Ousted Zhao in Test of Taboo

From Reuters: A Chinese magazine has published a memoir praising purged Communist Party leader Zhao Ziyang, making a rare break with the official taboo about the leader ousted in the bloody and still-sensitive upheavals of 1989....

In China, Media Make Small Strides

From the Washington Post: This fall, a scholarly magazine that focuses on Communist Party history pushed the envelope again. Editors, emboldened a few years ago after writing about a rarely mentioned former top official the...

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